Whistleblowers raise alarm over American consultancy’s growing influence in pushing carbon markets and developing energy transition plans
To build the East African Crude Oil Pipeline, Total is moving over 2,000 graves in Uganda and Tanzania, with no respect for local customs
Backed by the EU, Namibia has a $20 billion plan to export green hydrogen. A secretive tender process raises concerns for nature and citizens.
The technically complex contract was won by Alfajiri, which is based in a residential property in Canada and has only existed a few months
Gabon’s former environment minister Lee White and three officials have been placed under house arrest after a complaint from a forestry union
A joint statement forming the basis of Africa’s negotiating position for Cop28 is silent on the role of oil and gas
An Emirati coalition has announced a $450 million commitment to buy carbon credits generated in Africa but critics called offsets a “risky diversion”
Conflict over land can slow down climate projects, so developers must work with local communities from the outset
Known internationally as one of Africa’s climate champions, President Ruto faces a legal challenge over plans to restart commercial forestry
The West African nation is preparing to import LNG under a long-term agreement with Shell which critics say Ghana doesn’t need and can’t afford.
Mozambique’s biggest industry claims its aluminium is green, which would help it avoid European taxes – but those claims have been questioned
While drawing up their renewables deal with wealthy countries, Senegalese government, civil society, business and researchers had their say
European nations and Canada have promised to contribute $2.7 billion to Senegal – although details of this support remain unclear
Donor countries promised only a third of the $7bn the UN was appealing for to provide humanitarian aid to drought-stricken Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia.
The South African government has told cash-strapped power company Eskom it can’t invest in new electricity generation
Despite a multi-billion dollars clean energy transition deal, South Africa expects to keep coal plants running for longer while it battles electricity blackouts.